"Some women can't say the word lesbian... even when their mouth is full of one."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Kate Clinton on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Kate Clinton on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Kate Clinton on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Kate Clinton on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Kate Clinton on John Lennon
"I try something new every night. It's an hour show if it works I maybe try it a few more times and then move that off and try something new. It's a great workshop for me."
"Lesbian humor isn't trying to sell anything, it doesn't have to sell out. Coming out as a lesbian onstage is still a very political act if it weren't, more women would do it."
"I want to host a religious show. I'm sure nobody will be wanting the 11 o'clock spot on Sunday morning. I think we should really get some of our own preachers and preach that gay is good. And we'd have a great choir."
"My style has been pretty much like a newspaper. It's got politics in it, it's got media, sports, family relations, you know, all the sections you would expect, and wonderful religion things."
"A friend of mine said, no matter what I do I always look like an English teacher. She actually said, you still look like a Campbell's Soup kid."